ON THE SUFFERINGS OF THE WORLD - Arthur Schopenhauer; Philosopher
'Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity' (Arthur Schopenhauer, Wikipedia, 2009). He was influenced by Plato and Kant, and he, in turn, inlfuenced Einstein, Freud, and Jung among others. Suitable for high school students. Video consists of one still image and narration.
Cookie Monster's Letter of the Day: B
This classic Sesame Street video introduces the letter 'B' through the words 'beautiful' and 'big'.
An explanation of the whole-language classroom. A whole language classroom is a classroom where children are taught individual skills in a meaningful context. In a whole language classroom, learning is child centered, learning is a social act, the process is more important than the product and much more.
Elementary Education : How to Teach Social Studies to Kids
An important part of teaching social studies to kids is making sure to have access to good reading material. Find out how to use a local leader from the community to help teach kids about social studies with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching social studies to kids.
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.
Filmmaker: Paul Muller
Homonyms (Version 2)
Another homonym game. Starts with an explanation of what homonyms are and then gives directions for the game. Create a sentence that gives a description of the homonyms. For example; The man in armor rode his horse in the dark. The homonym pair is knight/night. Students can create and play this game at home or at school. Good video and good idea. Good for elementary grade students.
English Vocabulary-Lesson 5-Idioms Related to Colors
This video discusses idioms and sayings related to colors-"pass with flying colors", "show one's true colors", and "to be in the red". This video not only explains what the idiom means but where it originated. The video narrator does not supply much depth to the lessons and images would be of value.(5:14)
The Good Samaritan NEST Learning Video. The Good Samaritan is perhaps the most touching parable that Jesus ever taught. The story begins with the lawyer's trick question, "What is the greatest commandment?" As Jesus answers with the story of the robbers, the Rabbi, the Levite and the wounded traveler becomes real. Imagine the traveler's emotion as his own countrymen pass by while his enemy, a Samaritan, stops to help him. Jesus
NEST Learning Video. The Good Samaritan is perhaps the most touching parable that Jesus ever taught. The story begins with the lawyer's trick question, "What is the greatest commandment?" As Jesus answers with the story of the robbers, the Rabbi, the Levite and the wounded traveler becomes real. Imagine the traveler's emotion as his own countrymen pass by while his enemy, a Samaritan, stops to help him. Jesus
What's a Terrarium and How does it Work?
A short segment explaining what a terrarium is and how it works. Produced for students and is suitable for elementary and older.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to become critical thinkers and active problem solvers.)
Conversion Between Metric Units
Word Problem: How many centiliters are in one dekaliter?
(05:16) The instructor, Sal Khan, uses computer software for demonstration.
Basics of the Metric System
Examine the basic units of the metric system as taught by a math teacher. This video starts with the history of the metric system, then shows how they got the rest of the metric system. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
Chatterton Helping Hands: Measurement using a metric ruler
NOTE: This video repeats itself 3 times. You can stop it after you notice it has repeated itself; it goes over the same thing, but does differentiate how the camera films what is being shown. This video does a great job of showing how to measure segments using a metric ruler.(05:23)
Rock n Learn How to Tell Time
This video uses computer animation and music to help teach children how to read a clock. Timothy Time teaches the parts of the clock: the face and numbers. Timothy then teaches how to tell time by the hour. The video ends with more difficult times - 10:10 and 1:35. These clips are samples of the full DVD version. Run time 02:28.
Kids Science News Network-How Do You Measure Time?
In this video, Ted Tunes (Skunk Newscaster) teaches Barkley about using the clock to cook cookies. This is a good basic introduction to young learners and/or special education students (1:06)
How To Tell The Time - Intro
This is a basic ten-minute introduction of how to tell the time. The instructor also shows the viewer to cut the clock into quarters for quarter-after, half-past, etc.
Exodus Chapter 2 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Exodus, Chapter 2, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Window to the Sea
Window To The Sea features stories from four of America's leading aquariums. It shows how sea animals live in the ocean through the aquariums.
What is isostacy and how do heavy objects effect the surface of the earth? Find out in this short, computer-animated video. The following key concepts will be briefly covered: isostacy, balls exhibit isostacy, Earth exhibits isostacy, and causes of isostacy.
Igneous Rock Group 1
This is a teacher-made video of an igneous rock project prresented by 2 CCHS 6th grade students at Holy Cross Elementary School. The video might be used as an example to other students who are assigned a project about the rock cycle or types of rocks. (1:01)
Geology: Igneous Rocks
This 1:49 video explains what igneous rocks are and how to identify them. A good explanation and the more complicated terms are written out.
Forming Possessive Nouns
In this lecture, an instructor talks about how to use apostrophes to make nouns possessive. The teacher does provide some useful information, but the typed sentences she shows on the screen are not readable.